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Robert Sammons To Head Research For Newmark Grubb Knight Frank's New York Tri-State Region

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Sammons has joined  Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) at its New York City headquarters as head of research for the New York Tri-State region. Mr. Sammons will oversee NGKF's research platform, establish national standards and best practices, identify and publish reports and trends in the market, and manage the research staff in the New York Tri-State region.

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"As one of the fastest growing commercial real estate advisory firms in the U.S., we're in the fortunate position of attracting the very best in talent, which is especially true in this region. We're a dominant industry leader, with high market intelligence visibility in the New York Tri-State area, which remains our strongest market," says David Falk, president of the New York Tri-State Region. "Welcoming Robert to our firm further strengthens NGKF's strong brand name and leading position. He is a stellar player, reputed for his authoritative views and leading industry reports, and a perfect fit for our firm as we continue to strengthen investments in our platform and our talented bench of research professionals, all of which underscores our commitment to provide the best tools, data and quality of service to our clients and brokers.

"A strong research department is indispensable to a real estate services firm. I have worked at NGKF for more than fifteen years and can testify that we pride ourselves on providing unsurpassed insights to our clients, enabling them to make informed decisions on leasing, financing, selling, acquiring and appraising. Already a strong company asset, I am confident that under Robert's direction, our research platform will become more comprehensive and effective, and offer even greater value to our clients and brokers," added Mr. Falk.

Using data analysis as a vehicle for client retention as well as new business development, Mr. Sammons will share his insight on the New York real estate market through the media, as well as through publications, speaking engagements and conferences. An established leader in his field, Mr. Sammons is widely quoted in prominent media outlets such as  The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Television and Radio,  The New York Times, The Financial Times and  The Commercial Observer, and is reputed for his monthly Manhattan reports and metro-wide quarterlies, as well as his white papers on real estate trends and issues, including the "New York Employment Barometer" and "Residential Boom Transforming Downtown."

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Sammons stated, "I am thrilled to join NGKF and look forward to playing a key role here. Having worked in Manahttan for 17 years, joining NGKF is an exciting next step for me. The firm's unique and proprietary tools and information sources, including its GENIE database, Laundauer Valuation and Advisory practice, and resources available through the financial services practices of parent company BGC and its affiliate Cantor Fitzgerald, have made it the most dynamic and innovative firm in New York."

Prior to joining NGKF, Mr. Sammons was the director of research at Cassidy Turley. Prior to Cassidy Turley, Mr. Sammons was with the New York City Economic Development Corporation, where he assisted companies with location decisions, and introduced a quarterly market report on New York real estate and economic activity for clients. Earlier in his career, he was with Cushman & Wakefield.

Mr. Sammons is a member of the Urban Land Institute, New York Chapter, and the NYC Office of Management & Budget Economic Advisory Panel. He holds an M.S. degree in real estate from Georgia State University and a B.B.A. in real estate from the University of Georgia.

About Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Together with its affiliates and London-based partner Knight Frank, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank employs more than 11,000 professionals, operating from more than 340 offices in established and emerging property markets on five continents.

With roots dating back to 1929, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank's strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate Its integrated services platform includes leasing advisory, global corporate services, investment sales and capital markets, consulting, program and project management, property and facilities management, and valuation services. A major force in the real estate marketplace, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank serves the local and global property requirements of tenants, landlords, investors and developers worldwide. For further information, visit www.newmarkkf.com.

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is a part of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP), a leading global brokerage company primarily servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets. For further information, visit www.bgcpartners.com.

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